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Jim Hoff

South Carolina

56 Degree Cleveland 588

Strength is around the green and 100 yard shot

Weakness is that 45 to 65 yards shot


Handicap 2

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Chris...Upstate N.Y.

T7 52,56,60 Modus 115 wedge

Adequate short game, some days are better then others.

50 yards in strength, weakness around the greens.

12-14 Handicap

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Cleveland wedges

Strength is feel

Weakness would be distance control

Hq is 13



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Thank you for this great opportunity!


Doug / Pennsylvania

Current wedges: Scratch forged 50* + Vokey SM6 54-10 S-Grind and SM6 58* K-Grind

Short game strength = bunker play and short pitches

Short game weakness (besides putting) = wedge shots between 35-65 yards

USGA Handicap Index = 12.9

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Scott, Georgia
Mizuno T5 50 degree and S5 54 and 58 degrees
Strengths:  full swing shots and chip shots around the green.  Weaknesses:  partial swing shots and greenside bunkers.
Current handicap:  5.3 GHIN

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Brandon, WA


Ping Glide 50, 55, 60


My short game is above average for my handicap.  I can get up and down from anywhere.. Distance control is a strength as well as some creative Phil-esque shotmaking keep me in matches. The occasional hosel rocket and bladed wedge get me but overall I have a good short game.  Never hit the Hogan wedges, love to give them a go, I've hit all the other top end wedges.


12 handicap

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intrigued by these!  thanks again for another awesome opportunity



Bombtech golf 52, 56, 60   (rotate in WS FG Tour V6 52 sometimes)

Strengths:  full shot distance control

Weaknesses:  flighting shorter shots, adding spin


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Dan from North Carolina


Mizuno T7 50/54/58


Pretty good at chipping, but often I don't hit my wedges hard enough to reach my chosen landing spot (get too cute or don't commit).


3 Handicap



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Tim Kilkenny, Ohio

Current wedges Callaway MD3 60,56,52

Short game strengths/weaknesses Good chipper, weak flop shot. Good approach wedges 60-100 yards

Current handicap 9

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Travis, Phoenix AZ

Current Wedges:  Nike Engage 52(square) 56 and 60 (Toe Sweep)

Short Game Strength: Chips and Pitch or Flops from 50yds in

Short Game Weakness: Full Shots 120-95 yards

Current handicap:  11

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This is great because I've started testing wedges because I need new ones!


Scott -Arizona


Scratch DD


Strengths - Getting the ball to stop on short shots from tight lies and my sand game


Weakness - fight the ball low on shots from 100-120 yards


Handicap 8



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steve. washington state.


playing taylor made XFT 50, 54, 58


short game weaknesses : tight lies. flop shots

strengths : yardage control on fuller shots. versatile shot types.


7 hdcp

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First name/Home state or province: Dave, Georgia

Current wedges- Cobra
Short game strengths/weaknesses- Strength Getting out of the sand, Weakness-Distance Control
Current handicap-20

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Mark in California
Mizuno Black Ox Raw 52, 56; TaylorMade RAC TP 60
Can't play off tight lies, can't get out of bunkers, can't hit a flop shot to save my life!

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Tony from CA. My short game is my strength. No problem out of sand. Chipping and pitching is my most practiced. Before hip replacement surgery, I was a 14 handicap. My short game is still as good as ever. My current wedge make up is Mazuno MP-69 pitching wedge, Mizuno MPT-11 50 degree gap wedge and Cleveland 588 56 degree sand wedge.

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Kelowna and Cranbrook, BC

Vokey Sm6 52,56 and 60

Short game weakness- consistency out of the bunker

strengths- distance control



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Paul, New York State

Cleveland RTX 2.0 CB, 52,56,60

Weakness: Accuracy, distance control

Strength: ???

Hndcp: 25


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Mark / Illinois

Titleist Vokey wedges   50/  54/   60

Strengths are chipping and pitching around the greens including the sand

Weakness is distance control from inside 75 yds 

Current handicap index is 4.9

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Nick / Tennessee

Titleist Vokey SM6 50*,54*, 58*

Strengths are all around the green, chipping, pitching, bunker play, and wedge distance control up to 100yd

Weakness is 40-70 yds distance control

Current Handicap Index is 0.8

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